Tag Archives: 2016

Mothing and caterpillar hunting – Guest post by Isobelle Fox

I came to moths by the same route the moths themselves do – by way of caterpillars. I have been fascinated by them for years, and they are still the primary domain of my interest in Lepidoptera. I moved to Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Mothing in Indiana, USA – Guest post by Debbie Goedde

Debbie Goedde is an Adv. Master Naturalist in Evansville, Indiana. She participated in National Moth Week in the past three years. In 2016 she ran a few mothing events:  on July 23 a private event at a for large garden organization … Continue reading

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Hide Park (Toronto, Canada) 2016 NMW event. Guest post by Karen Yukich

Each summer the Toronto Entomologists’ Association holds a public Moth Night event in High Park in partnership with the High Park Nature Centre and High Park Nature. Our event was held on July 28, 2016. As usual there were many micros … Continue reading

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Moth Night at the Cairns Botanic Gardens (Australia), Guest Post by Dave Rentz

The first Cairns Moth Night was held on the evening of the 27th July at the Cairns Botanic Gardens with around 76 members of the Friends and the public in attendance. Moth Week was conceived in the US some years ago … Continue reading

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Japanese Underwings

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  Dr. Utsugi Jinbo, NMW Japan coordinator and Science Advisory Board member, shared a webpage of Catocalas found in Japan. Click here to see more. More Catocala posted by Japanese moth’ers here and … Continue reading

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Stop by Brandon Ballengée’s “Love Motel for Insects” in Laramie, WY, USA, This Summer

Brandon Ballengée’s “Love Motel for Insects” is sure to dazzle the moths and other nighttime insects of Laramie, WY, this summer, but perhaps none so much as the human visitors to the artist/biologist’s latest installation, which will be on view … Continue reading

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Moth Party at Art + Science In the Field: AS IF – Guest post by Nancy Lowe

AS IF Center is hosting a Moth Party on July 9, 2016. The event is part of a six-year-long study on how climate change, land use, pollution, and other large-scale factors affect moth populations. For more information see the AS … Continue reading

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala relicta (White Underwing)

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  This photo of Catocala relicta was Collected by Ed Bruggink at White Lake, Ontario on August 15, 2003 and photographed by Jim des Rivières. This is one of the images that will be on display … Continue reading

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala gracilis

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  NMW participant Teá Kesting-Handly sent us photos and information on Catocala gracilis: Catocala love to feed on bait, uncommonly, they can also be found on flowers! Here is a photo of Catocala gracilis … Continue reading

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala palaeogama (Oldwife Underwing)

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  This photo of  Catocala palaeogama was taken by Ken Childs in Henderson, TN, USA. See more photos of Underwings and other moths on the National Moth Week Flickr group.  National Moth Week … Continue reading

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